From: Bastard Operator From Hell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Dec 03 2004 - 12:50:12 CST
RE: Nicest UTF
----- Original Message -----
From: Lars Kristan
Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 2:45 PM
Subject: RE: Nicest UTF
Theodore H. Smith wrote:
> What would be the nicest UTF to use?
> I think UTF8 would be the nicest UTF.
> I agree. But not for reasons you mentioned. There is one other important advantage:
> UTF-8 is stored in a way that permits storing invalid sequences.
Why not just store your invalid sequences in /dev/null? Plenty of room there!
Some lusers may complain that they have difficulties retrieving them, but you can simply point out to them they would also have
difficulties if their UTF-8 with invalid sequences was converted to another encoding scheme and back, so those complaints don't
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